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Getting Ready for the School Year

It’s that time of year again: back-to-school season is officially upon us. We all know it can be a hectic time of year, what with all of the school supply shopping, hunting for the perfect first day of school outfit, and getting back into the groove of making school lunches. Or are you super mom and Read More

Clever Ways to Clean Your Home with a Lemon

National Lemon Juice Day is August 29th and we’ve put together a list of ways you can clean your home with some lemons – all while drinking lemonade! Lemons are awesome. They’re a firm staple in our refrigerator and a key ingredient in many favorite recipes. We love to juice them, zest them, and preserve Read More

Different Ways to Make S’mores

S’mores are always a go to treat when camping or hanging out in the summer heat. If there’s a fire around, chances are there will be S’mores involved too. National S’mores Day celebrates the coveted gooey treat and it’s celebrated at the perfect time: August 10th. August is prime campfire month as the summer heat Read More

Upgrade Your Electrical Appliances for Energy Efficiency

Today’s technology offers a great deal of convenience, but it’s also capable of taking an environmental toll through increased electrical consumption, greenhouse gases and electronic waste. It can also cost you a lot of money on your utility bills. For the average homeowner, large appliances such as your refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, washer and dryer, account Read More

Have Peace of Mind for Your Home During the Summer Holiday

With school out for the summer and your kids making use of their much needed break, there will be lots of time spent at home or on vacation. Although you try and spend as much time with your kids during this holiday, there will be days when they are home alone and you are at Read More

Tips for Saving Money on Electricity this Summer

With summer in full swing, your kids are spending a lot more time at home. Lights tend to get left on and they spend more time watching TV and playing video games. While they have most certainly earned their freedom from the confines of education, their use of electronic devices could be driving your utility Read More

The Best Time to Remodel Your Home

In many places, summer is the season for remodeling. It’s true that sunny days and warm weather are very beneficial when it comes to working outside, but there is much more to consider when planning a remodeling project than the temperature. In many cases, knowing when to remodel is likely to save you money as Read More

Join Custom Electrical at the Norwalk and Waukee Parades!

This 4th of July, Custom Electrical has the honor to participate in both the Norwalk Parade and in the Waukee Parade! We love our community and getting to interact with you all is the highlight of our job. Come join us this 4th of July at one (or both) of these parades and say “hi”! Read More

Outdoor LED Lighting

Summer has officially popped up here in Iowa and that means more backyard parties that last well into the evening. You don’t want to cut the party or hangout session short because of poor lighting. Thankfully, there are great tips and tricks for decorating your backyard with lighting that will look aesthetically appealing and help Read More

Great Gifts to Get Your Dad This Father’s Day

Father’s Day is coming up! That means getting out and spending some great quality time with your old man. If you are a young adult or older, the idea of giving back to your parents becomes more important to you. Doing chores for your dad or making a DIY craft project is no longer as Read More

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